The employer brand is a tool for attracting and retaining top talent

Measuring Your Employer Brand with HR Metrics

Your brand is worth everything. So is the company’s. If you ask someone what it’s like to work at your organization, his answer is how he perceives your employer brand. For instance, most people will have an opinion of what … Read More

Drivers are fighting to be classified as employees and for their rights.

The Battle Over Classification: Are Uber and Lyft Drivers Employees?

The rise of the gig economy has only increased the discussions around employee classification. It raises the question… are the people who execute the services for the company employees or independent contractors? Defining Who is an Employee Through Legislation There … Read More

Summer months is a great time to implement flexible work schedules in the office

It’s Summer! Flexible Work Options For The Summer Months

The warmer weather, sunny days, and an abundance of daylight hours probably have your employees running for the door. Or at least daydreaming about an outdoor happy hour and being at the shore. Summertime brings the conversations of vacations and … Read More

Readiness is an HR metric to help prepare for organizational change

HR Metric For Talent And Change Management: Readiness

Your organization’s senior leaders just came back from their annual three-day strategy retreat. Unfortunately, it wasn’t a good year for the business. So the leaders are ready to make some drastic changes. Leaders want to realign the business units, trim … Read More

Recruitment metrics will help to track and manage your processes and practices

5 HR and Recruitment Metrics For The Recruitment Stage

Recruitment is a key stage in the employee lifecycle. At a basic level, recruitment is about enlisting people to join a group. But, it should be more than that. Without the right talent to meet business needs, the organization as … Read More

Burnout can have serious implications for the employees well-being and business operations. The right metrics can help you identify the warnings.

Is It Possible to Measure Burnout?

Key metrics to help you identify if your employees are burnt out   The World Health Organization (WHO) announced last week that it will be recognizing “burnout” in the International Classification of Diseases (ICD). Burnout is not classified as a … Read More

Salary range penetration is a helpful metric for keeping track of your company's compensation

An HR Metric for Compensation: Salary Range Penetration

Some metrics are easier to calculate than others. Unfortunately, this one won’t be just tallying up some headcounts. Salary range penetration is going to take a bit of mathematical skill (or a solid excel formula) but is a useful metric. … Read More

The employee lifecycle can be easily tracked and managed with HR metrics

HR Metrics For Every Phase Of The Employee Lifecycle

Metrics are valuable to the strategic effectiveness of HR. They provide a way to measure the success of your HR team’s initiatives. There are metrics for every stage of the employee lifecycle. Of course, don’t forget to follow-up with the … Read More

Compa-ratio is a key metric for monitoring your organization's compensation plans and strategies

An HR Metric: Compa-Ratio

Compensation is an integral part of an organization’s budget strategy. It is important to understand the current state of your employees’ pay. Compa-ratio is a versatile metric to compare your compensation plans and strategies internally and externally.   What is … Read More

Crisis response is a key function for HR and Business Leaders

Is Your HR Team And Organization Ready For A Crisis?

The Midwest is in the height of a very active and violent tornado season. Over the past week, Missouri has been hit with severe weather and catastrophic tornadoes. The devastation is only being compounded by heavy rains that are flooding … Read More